Fellows Updates

Fellows Updates

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit full swing in March, we reached out to our partners and Fellows to learn how they were being impacted and how they were responding. Here are some of their stories:



Aditya Wardhana

Reporter @ CNN Indonesia

Aditya knew that the Covid-19 outbreak would affect all kinds of livelihoods, including artists. He discovered that unlike society, their creativity didn't go into lockdown.

Watch his full report here.


Citra Prastuti

Editor in Chief @ KBR, Indonesia

This long-running radio station had a plan to boost its climate change coverage before the pandemic hit. Covid-19 could have derailed that effort, but instead, Citra and her team used it to their advantage.


Stanley Simpson

Reporter @ Mai TV, Fiji

Reporting from the far-flung Pacific Islands has never been a breeze, but Covid-19 has introduced new challenges and deepened existing ones.


Ellen Tordesillas

Founder of Vera Files in the Philippines

Ellen shares her tips for how Filipino journalists can get through the lockdown associated with COVID-19.


Ishan Kukreti 

Freelance reporter in India

Ishan talks about the challenges he's faced getting access to sources on the ground and information from the government during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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